Recording Review: New York Philharmonic Orchestra – Nielsen Symphony No. 5

Recording: Nielsen: Symphony No. 5 Op. 50  April 1962 Manhattan Centre, New York City Leonard Bernstein, conductor Brief History: The Fifth is Nielsen’s second last symphony, and one of the only two symphonies without a title. Rising from the uncertainty following WWI, this symphony is packed with struggle and anxiety. Nielsen completed the first movement … Continue reading